River Cottage Summer Fair & Golden Cap

We are slightly River Cottage crazy and have now been to two events at the farm, brought 8 out of 15 handbooks, own 5 of his cookbooks and have watched nearly every episode of the shows. Slightly obsessed I know but nonetheless great experiences (and with Raspberry Vodka currently being made in a jar in the cupboard you can’t go wrong!) We booked to attend the Summer Fair back in June after missing the Spring Fair. Tickets were cheap and… View Post

Chilli Fiesta 2015

Sorry for the delay – our internet is back! (YAY) Here’s the run down…I think the pictures do it more justice though. The West Dean Chilli Fiesta is a festival held once a year on the grounds of the West Dean College. It was the festival’s 20th anniversary this year so all the stops were pulled out, from chilli throwing competitions to cookery demonstrations and live music. It was a bright sunny day (read HOT) and we drove over to… View Post

Lovely lunch time in Chichester

Junipalooza 2015

Another quick break from our Uzbekistan series for some gin!!!! The Gin Foundry ran its second successful gin festival – Junipalooza at the Vinyl Factory in Soho, London. Our love of gin is fairly recent but I think it’s safe to say we are a little addicted. In essence Junipalooza is a coming together of gin companies (dare I say small batch/craft companies) and gin lovers who are very willing to sample their wares. We made our way round the stalls sampling… View Post

New Forest – June 2015

A quick break from our Uzbekistan series for a very short run down of a switched off weekend away.   When you spend 5 of the 7 days of the week at work and spend your spare time planning your next exciting adventure you can burn out pretty quickly. With our two year wedding anniversary looming we decided a switched off weekend was needed. Living in West Sussex, UK we are located very close to some wonderful National parks, the… View Post